These comments are submitted on behalf of a group of economists working on issues relating to the efficiency and equity impacts of water pricing and water consumer behavior more generally. We hope that these comments will be useful as an input to the California State Water Resources Control Board (“Board”) in the design of the Low-Income Water Rate Assistance Program (“W-LIRA”).
Market Solutions for Water Pollution, with Cathy Kling
Daniel Raimi and Cathy Kling discuss algae blooms occurring across the US and their connection to unregulated nutrient runoff from agricultural land.
Journal Article — Aug 2, 2019
Evaluating Payments for Watershed Services Programs in the United States
A review of 15 forest watershed protection programs in the United States